TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The 2021 season opener for Florida State and Notre Dame will now be played a day earlier.
Florida State announced Tuesday that the home game would move from its originally scheduled Sept. 6 date and "now will have the national spotlight the day before Labor Day."
A reason for the move wasn't revealed.
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The Seminoles were supposed to host the Fighting Irish on Labor Day. Instead, they'll meet the Sunday before Labor Day on Sept. 5.
Florida State last hosted Notre Dame in a controversial 31-27 victory in 2014.
The Seminoles lead the all-time series 6-3, but they were on the losing end of a lopsided 42-13 score the last time they faced the Irish at Notre Dame in 2018.